Published On : Sat, May 16th, 2015

Siddha, Yash to lead Nagpur in State basketball

Nagpur: Nagpur district girls and boys team for the Youth State Basketball Championship were announced on Friday. Siddha Deshmukh (SNG) and Yash Jivtode (NBYS) will lead girls” and boys” teams respectively.

The team will leave for Mumbai by Sevagram Express on May 17. The tournament is scheduled to be organised at Indian Gymkhana Matunga Mumbai from May 19 to May 23. Nagpur girls finished fourth while boys finished third in last edition of the youth state championship held at Nasik last year.

Girls team: Siddhha Deshmukh (Capt), Rucha Aurangabadkar, Smruti Iyer, Siya Deodhar (SNG) Shreya Dandekar, Shatakshi Kedia (DKM), Rasika Pande (NKM), Sneha Tembhre, Abha Lad (NBYS), Rutuja Rotkar, Ashwini Gore (SKS), Dhanashree Madankar (NASA) Coach: Arvind Garud, Assistant Coach: Shilpa Kukde.

Boys team: Yash Jivtode (capt), Soham Singh, Dhruv Dhabe, Sharvil Bomanwar (NBYS), Karan Sankla, Jay Dokey, Varun Barabdhe, Shubhankar Herwadkar (SNG), Tejvir Singh Punni (CPS), Ajinkya Pande (DKM), Vishal Bakhale (GKM), Tejas Bhute (NASA) Coach: Aayush Agrawal, Manager: Antara Mehta